This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.
This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.
Density (Population per mile²)
Compared to New York, Saratoga Springs has a very low population density. Saratoga Springs is perfect for those who like a quiet city.
Saratoga Springs, NY is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 10/10 and an overall value of 9/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.
Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Saratoga Springs has a population density of 1,031, with 29,309 current residents.
Out of the 29,309 current residents, 48% are male and 52% are female. 52% of the residents are married and 48% are single.
- 49% Sun
- 41% Rain
- 64% Snow
47°F average temperature
- 38 years Median home age
- $253,040 Median home price
- 2.88% Home appreciation rate
- 20.58% Annual property tax
As for living in Saratoga Springs, the air quality is 35% and the weather, on average, is 49% sunny, 41% rainy, and 64% snowy. The average temperature is 47°F.
Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Saratoga Springs, you should know that 52.9% of homes are owned while 40.1% of homes are rented, and 7% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $253,040, the median age of homes is 38 years, the annual home appreciation is 2.88% and the annual property tax is 20.58%.
Crime rate (per 100,000)3
When looking at the community of Saratoga Springs, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Saratoga Springs’s crime rate is 3 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Saratoga Springs is 38 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 50.85% Democratic, 47.45% Republican, and 1.69% Independent.
Student teacher ratio 1:14
Management, Business, Art & Sciences
Sales & Office Occupations
Production, Transportation & Material Moving
Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
89%High school diploma
9%Some college or associates degree
18%Graduate or professional degree
When looking at Saratoga Springs, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 6.10% of residents are unemployed in Saratoga Springs (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Saratoga Springs residents: 14.9% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 28.28% are in the arts and sciences field, 17.4% are in the customer service field, 26.8% are in the sales field, 0.36% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 5% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 7.3% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:14. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 89.03%, 9.02% of residents have an associate’s degree, 21.08% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 17.93% have a master’s degree.
Average commute time
Daily breakdown: by transport type
Work at home
If you plan on commuting to work in Saratoga Springs, you should be aware that the average commute time is 25 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Saratoga Springs have a few different options. 76% of commuters use their own cars, 10% of commuters carpool, 2% of commuters use the transit system, and 4% of residents work from home.